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Apostasy

A`pos´ta`sy
n.1.An abandonment of what one has voluntarily professed; a total desertion of departure from one's faith, principles, or party; esp., the renunciation of a religious faith; as, Julian's apostasy from Christianity.
Noun1.apostasy - the state of having rejected your religious beliefs or your political party or a cause (often in favor of opposing beliefs or causes)
2.apostasy - the act of abandoning a party or cause
Synonyms: tergiversation
Evangelicalism, Protestantism, Reform, Zwinglianism, about-face, accommodation, adaptation, adjustment, agreement to disagree, alienation, alteration, amelioration, atheism, backsliding, betrayal, betterment, bolt, break, breakaway, change, change of heart, changeableness, constructive change, continuity, conversion, counter-culture, crossing-over, defection, degeneration, degenerative change, dereliction, deserter, desertion, deterioration, deviation, difference, disaccord, disagreement, disapprobation, disapproval, discontinuity, disloyalty, disparity, dissatisfaction, dissension, dissent, dissentience, dissidence, divergence, diversification, diversion, diversity, dropping out, faithlessness, fall from grace, falseness, fitting, flip-flop, going over, gradual change, impiety, impiousness, improvement, irreligion, irreverence, lapse, lapse from grace, melioration, minority opinion, mitigation, modification, modulation, new theology, nonagreement, nonassent, nonconcurrence, nonconformity, nonconsent, opposition, overthrow, perfidy, qualification, radical change, ratting, re-creation, realignment, recidivation, recidivism, recreancy, recusance, recusancy, redesign, reform, reformation, rejection, remaking, renewal, renunciation, repudiation, reshaping, restructuring, reversal, revival, revivification, revolution, schism, secession, shift, sudden change, switch, tergiversation, total change, transition, treacherousness, treason, turn, turnabout, turning traitor, underground, undutifulness, upheaval, variance, variation, variety, violent change, walkout, withdrawal, worsening
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